Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging
to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).
Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood
infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and treated.
Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species
that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...
Streptococcus group of spheroidal bacteria belonging to the family
Streptococcaceae. The term streptococcus (“twisted berry”) refers to the bacteria's
Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin.
The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...
May 12, 2009 ... Important It is possible that the main title of the report Streptococcus, Group B is
not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing ...
Jun 18, 2015 ... 'Superbug' Streptococcus pneumoniae causes several different types of infection,
including ear infections and pneumonia.
Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also
known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...
Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology chapter on Streptococcus pyogenes
discusses Group A strep, GAS, strep throat and other streptococcal diseases.
Jun 20, 2011 ... Classification. Higher order taxa: Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales;
Streptococcaceae; Streptococcus ...